Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Mandela Walker, 1867 . J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 9 : 192.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Mandela crocea Walker, 1867. J. Linn. Soc. 9: 192.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [COLOMBIA]: Bogota, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MANDELA Walker, 1867 as a junior synonym of CRYPTOCHROSTIS Hübner, 1823.

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